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A Drunkard's cloak, a type of pillory used to punish miscreants. Drunkards were made to wear a barrel which had openings cut in the sides, top and bottom for their arms, head and legs, they were then paraded through the streets as punishment. From Old England: A Pictorial Museum, published 1847.

A Drunkard's cloak, a type of pillory used to punish miscreants.  Drunkards were made to wear a barrel which had openings cut in the sides, top and bottom for their arms, head and legs,  they were then paraded through the streets as punishment.  From Old England: A Pictorial Museum, published 1847. Stock Photo
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ME0085

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45.3 MB (1.1 MB Compressed download)

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3033 x 5222 px | 25.7 x 44.2 cm | 10.1 x 17.4 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

1 January 1847

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